Electrochem Technologies & Materials Inc. is a private Canadian Corporation that currently owns twenty-four patents worldwide on proprietary and sustainable chemical, metallurgical, and green electrochemical technologies. Commercially, the company manufactures industrial electrodes, produces tantalum and tungsten chemicals, and also produces vanadium redox flow battery electrolyte at its facilities in Boucherville. For more information please visit www.electrochem-technologies.com
CSA Global is a mining consulting company that provides trusted technical and expert services, training, and independent corporate advice to public and private mining companies, financial and legal groups. Dr. Luke Longridge is VanadiumCorps technical advisor and Qualified Person to assist with the development of the Company’s VTM assets with his extensive vanadium mine development experience.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. Pilot plant production by SGS of vanadium electrolyte was successfully tested in VRFBs by Sumitomo in Japan from VanadiumCorp’s Lac Dore project. At the exploration stage, they offer a wide variety of services, including geochemical testing, resource calculations, and Technical Reports, geometallurgy, scoping studies and flowsheet development, piloting, and environmental services.
InnovExplo of Val-d’Or, Québec is acting as an independent expert and is providing support services extending from exploration to mining operations. InnovExplo has a mission to contribute in an innovative, objective, and efficient manner to the evolution of mining projects by offering a complete and integrated range of dependable and top quality services at each phase of exploration and mining operations.
Chibougamau Diamond Drilling Ltd- Forages Chibougamau Ltée is a Northern Quebec based company specializing in diamond drilling since 1968. They are conveniently located in Chibougamau, Quebec, and are mandated for VanadiumCorp’s pending Lac Dore drill program nearby. Related and successful drill programs include VanadiumCorp’s Iron-T and Lac Dore Projects as well as Blackrock’s mine permitted Lac Dore mining project. Miikan Drilling is a joint venture between Chibougamau Diamond Drilling Ltd of Chibougamau, Eskan Company of Mistissini, and Nimsken Corp. of Ouje-Bougoumou, northern Québec.
Table Jamésienne de Concertation Minière (TJCM) of Chibougamau, Northern Québec, is a non-profit regional development organization that provides on-demand contractor monitoring, quality control, and technical support services to mining companies active in Eeyou Istchee James-Bay territory.
Micon is a mining consultancy providing independent professional advice to mining companies and their providers of capital, law firms, and government agencies. Micon International Limited (“Micon”) is mandated for completing NI 43-101 technical reports given their relevant and specialized expertise in vanadium mining with companies such as Largo Resources Inc.
EnviroCree Ltd. is the most noteworthy Native firm specialized in environmental services in the Province of Quebec with teams to bring expertise to projects. EnviroCree’s mission is to provide its clients with customized services, create bonds between Native communities and the mining industry, and to provide Cree people with environmental training and learning opportunities so the firm expands through the development of a qualified, and above all, local First Nation workforce.
The Vanadium International Technical Committee (VANITEC), headquartered in Kent, UK. As outlined on its website “VANITEC is a technical and scientific committee which brings together representatives of companies involved in the mining, processing, and manufacture of vanadium-containing products for use mainly in the metals and materials manufacturing and chemical industries, world-wide. The object of VANITEC is to promote the use of vanadium bearing materials and thereby to increase the consumption of vanadium.
VanadiumCorp and Electrochem signed an exclusive Patent Option Agreement (“POA”) for Ultra Power Systems Pty Ltd in December 2018 in exchange for $500k USD that was valid for 12 months to purchase an exclusive Australian license of VanadiumCorp-Electrochem Processing Technology (“VEPT”). The POA with Ultra Power Systems expired in December 2019 and as such, licensing of VEPT is currently available in Australia on a first come first serve basis.
Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada.
Energy Storage Canada is an industry association representing the full supply chain in energy storage in Canada.